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2×4 Housing Promotion Initiative

COFI SPF Group’s initiative to promote 2×4 single-family housing continues to gain momentum. Since finalizing and posting four animations based on the story of the “Three Little Pigs” in April 2016, outlining the advantages of… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter of this year from a year earlier due to decreased exports, mainly in shipments of transportation equipment, petrochemicals and chemical products. In the second quarter,… more

Wood prefabricated construction getting attention

Canada Wood China participated in a 3-day trade show – “2017 10th Green Architecture and Construction Materials Expo” (also known as “ESBuild”) from July 5th to July 9th. The trade show is recognized as the top exhibition of… more

“Making waves, moving markets”

“Making waves, moving markets” – William Pang, MD Shanghai Pablo Exhibition Co., Ltd.
Canada Wood China participated in the Sylva Wood Trade Show from June 26th to June 28th in Shanghai. As Asia’s only trade expo for sourcing… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

2nd quarter highlights: 

GDP of 2nd quarter expanded 6.9% year-on-year
Industrial output was up 7.6% in June year-on-year which beat the estimated 6.5% increase
Fixed-asset investment rose 8.6% in the first half of this year which also… more

New MOHURD Minister Appointed

On June 27th 2017, Mr. Wang Menghui was appointed the Minister of MOHURD.
Wang Menghui’s Bio:
1978 – 1983: Studied Urban Planning and Design in Tsinghua University
1983 – 1995: Worked in Tsinghua University
1995 – 2017: Worked in… more

NLT Technical Work Begins

As part of our technical program for 2017, Canada Wood has commenced the of “Code Recognition of NLT (Nail Laminated Timber) Floor Systems” project.  As this is the collaborative work with the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association,… more

Japan Economy & Housing Starts

Japan’s economy continued along a path of modest growth in an environment of low inflation and tightening labour conditions. Thanks to recovering inter-Asian trade, Japan’s exports jumped 9.5% between January to June. The strengthening… more

Nursing Home Ekureshia Minamiizu

A large 3-storey elderly care facility is under construction in Izu Peninsula in Kamo District, Shizuoka Prefecture with a total floor area of 5,567 m². It is 2×4 fireproof structure and upon completion in January of 2018, the… more